Voting for the Electoral System: an Experiment
Guido Ortona ()
POLIS Working Papers from Institute of Public Policy and Public Choice - POLIS
The choice of the electoral system should be delegated to the citizens. However, citizens are not sufficiently informed to choose the system directly. It is argued that they may instead state their preferences for two basic characteristics of a Parliament, i.e. Governability and Representativeness. It is then possible to choose the system through a purely technical procedure. An experiment illustrates the method.
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